Nobody doubts that you invest in your education to be well prepared to start a business. But few will say you should also prepare yourself emotionally. If you ignore this part, your emotions may dominate and lead you to make bad decisions, including abortion of your project. Learn five key actions you can take to control your emotions during the implementation and development of your business.
Who said that a business is a purely rational life plan?
When starting a business, there is talk of plans, market research, numbers, future projections and targets to achieve. But very little is said of the emotions that arise in the process.
If you choose to ignore the importance and focus only on the analysis of future business that you do with your mind, your emotions and you can catch unsuspecting soil totter sure you thought to have under your feet.
Your emotions may come to exert such a strong influence on your decisions that you can even bring your project boycott. In fact, I assure you that every business failure is the result of a decision of surrender was preceded by strong emotions.
It is therefore very important to be aware of the emotional part of your business and prepare yourself properly to deal with the feelings that will inevitably arise as you build it.
What emotions are going to have to fight to take your business?
Apart from the most obvious emotion, which is the fear of failure, you will see you faced with rage, frustration, humiliation, exhaustion, feelings of rejection and disappointment.
It sounds nice, but it’s a fact:
Definitely have to have the stomach for doing business successfully!
The good news is you can learn to control your emotions and thus survive those difficult moments that are unique to each business, especially in the beginning.
What can you do to control your emotions and keep you boycott your business?
- Recognizes its importance:
The first step is to become aware of the problem. Your emotions are your enemies. God gave them to you so you can feel joy and peace. Jesus felt joy, joy, sadness and pain, but never let your emotions dominate.
Your emotions are a good servant but a bad master. Do not be controlled by them. When starting your business, you must be willing to invest time and effort to prepare emotionally in the same way in which you are ready to learn everything.
- Develop your faith:
Unlike what many people think, a business is a deeply spiritual. It will be much easier to cope with the difficult times that will live in your business if you have spiritual strength.
I’m not talking about a religion in itself, but a personal relationship with a God who wants to be the partner of everything you do, including your business.
- Control your thoughts:
Your emotions are a product of your thought processes. If you think bad things and constantly meditate on all that can go wrong, your emotions will be negative too.
Read your Bible and fill your head with good thoughts to which you can turn to in times of doubt.
- Control what you speak:
“Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” (Luke 6:45) If your thoughts are negative, negative talk. Apart from creating a negative atmosphere around you, you proclaim your own failure, because “life and death are in the power of the tongue.” (Proverbs 18:21)
Discipline yourself and seal your mouth. Make a habit of saying only good things, even in the darkest moments. Or just do not say anything.
- Surround yourself with successful people:
Our medium and the vast majority of people we are bombarded daily with news and negative comments. It is important to find people who share your vision, you will build and spread their enthusiasm and winning attitude